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Research Brief: More dead leaves can help remove lead from soils

Trees and stream covered in snow during the winter.

Study finds that organic matter from decaying plants and other sources plays a key role in removing the pollutant.

St. Paul’s leader

Melvin Carter, with the Wabasha Bridge and downtown St. Paul in the background

U of M grad Melvin Carter talks about his path to being mayor and the importance of higher education.

U of M President Eric Kaler responds to Minnesota Capital Investment Bill

Capital request

Today, President Kaler responding to the bonding bill passed by the Minnesota Legislature.

Branching out

Jared Rubenstein stands next to a tree identified through his Campus Trees project.

Jared Rubinstein taps into his own curiosity to teach us all about trees on campus.

UMN Expert: The future of net neutrality following the Senate’s vote

Christopher Terry

Christopher Terry, of the Hubbard School of Journalism & Mass Communication, weighs in on the future of net neutrali

Two University of Minnesota students named 2018 Astronaut Scholars

Left to Right - Aliza Beverage, Elizabeth Zudock. Photo of Beverage by Richard G. Anderson.

Recipients are pursuing research-oriented careers in mathematics, engineering, and the natural and applied sciences.

Study shows integrated care affects health care use among vulnerable adults

Findings also show services linked to better quality of life.

Beyond hockey, a humanitarian

Sidney Peters poses with some girls she helped coach.

Sidney Peters forged her own identity at the U of M was honored with the prestigious Hockey Humanitarian Award during the NCAA Men’s Frozen Four.

‘This place makes good people’

Ruby DeBellis

‘We have so many opportunities to grow, instead of just specific skillsets. This place makes good people.'

Gophers claim titles in two sports

The softball and women's track and field teams pose after their championships.

On a weekend to remember, the women’s track and field team won the outdoor Big Ten championship and the softball team claimed its third straight Big Ten Tournament title.

Research Brief: UMN researchers make key discovery about human cancer virus protein

A blue-tinted

The discovery could have important implications for developing a strategy to stop the spread of HTLV-1.

Regents recognize faculty, staff and student award winners

Glass apple with university seal

The Board celebrated members of the University community who received top academic, service and athletic awards. 

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